An agent based approach to adaptive navigational support within 3D-environments

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Title: An agent based approach to adaptive navigational support within 3D-environments
Authors: Schön, Bianca
O'Hare, G. M. P. (Greg M. P.)
Martin, A. (Alan)
Bradley, John F.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/4479
Date: 1-Dec-2004
Abstract: This paper investigates mechanisms and approaches to assisting user navigation and exploration within 3-dimensional wurlds. Specifically it advocates the deployment of an agentbased approach to dynamic system assistance and intervention. A performance equation is presented in a basic and an extended version, which is used to activate system interventions and tu evaluate user performances online and offline. The measure is derived via a light-weight computationally inexpensive masking approach. We describe some navigation experiments and the results of navigational intervention via the damping of the sensitivity of the navigational keys. Interestingly the navigational assistance does not yield improvements in the subjects’ navigational abilities.
Funding Details: Science Foundation Ireland
Higher Education Authority
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: IEEE
Copyright (published version): 2004, IEEE
Keywords: User navigation;User-performance assessment;Agent-based approach
DOI: 10.1109/ICCIS.2004.1460388
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Is part of: 2004 IEEE Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems (Volume:1 )
Conference Details: 2004 IEEE Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems IEEE CIS 2004, 1st-3rd December, 2004, Singapore.
Appears in Collections:Computer Science Research Collection

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